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Rogue City Movie

Rogue City – Parkour View of a Movie Review

Rogue City – Parkour View of a Movie Review Rogue City is a good cop / bad cop thriller that is well, less than thrilling. 15 Minutes into the movie I was wondering what it was about, and who were the good guys, who were the bad guys, and who we should be rooting for. With 15 minutes left in the movie this hadn’t really changed. While I want more than anything to like a movie with David Belle –…

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World Chase Tag Schedule

American Parkour had the privilege of putting forward two teams to World Chase Tag this year. Watch APK Blue & APK Gray compete on the Quad on NBC Sports Network starting November 12th at 11 pm. See the full program schedule below: PREMIERE Episode 1 – Thursday, Nov 12th, 2020 – 11:00 pm (Eastern) – World Chase Tag Episode 2 – Saturday, Nov 21st, 2020 – 11:00 pm (Eastern) – World Chase Tag Episode 3 – Friday, Nov 27th, 2020…

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Suspended Operations And A Call For Help

People have improved their health and well-being at American Parkour Academy for over 13 years. Through movement, play, and positive interaction with their environment and with others we have built a strong, vibrant, and diverse community. We have made the extremely difficult decision to temporarily shut down our gym operations in this time of public health emergency so as not to contribute to any potential spread of COVID-19.  As a small business, and one that has operated on the idealism of the…

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The 7th Cincinnati National Parkour Shenanigans and Sketch-tech Check Skill Comp

Ohio is misunderstood. Most think of Ohio as a state full of cornfields, Midwestern hospitality, and empty space. And as much as I’d love to disagree with you, you’re right for the most part, with the exception of Ohio’s three big C’s: Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. From a terrain perspective, Cincinnati uniquely sets itself apart from the rest of Ohio. It is very hilly, borderline mountainous in certain areas, and a former rust belt city. These factors contribute to the…

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APK Delivers another School Kit

This week we delivered fun, creativity, and a love for movement to students at Ida B Wells Middle School in Washington DC. Our parkour program is taught as one section of their Physical Education classes. According to several of their PE teachers, it is one of the most engaging units they do in their entire program. For the past few years, APK has been working closely with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), bringing parkour to over 30 middle schools in…

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